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To try to find out information

investigate

verb

to try to find out the facts about something in order to learn the truth about it

look into

to try to discover the facts about something such as a problem or a crime

follow up

to try to find out more about something, or to do something more to deal with it

gather

verb

to look for and find information or documents in different places

dig

verb

to try to find out information about someone, especially when they do not want you to

research

verb

to find information about a subject for a book, film, television programme etc

check up on

to find out information about someone, especially secretly

look up

to try to find a particular piece of information by looking in a book or on a list, or by using a computer

delve

verb

to look for information by searching through something thoroughly

scout

verb

to search or examine a place, area, or situation to get information about it

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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